Flaxseed Oil 1000mg is a natural plant source of the long chain omega-3 fatty acids. It supports overall good health by providing both the omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids which are necessary for healthy body functions.
- Flaxseed oil, also known as linseed oil, is the richest source of α-linolenic acid (ALA), an omega-3 essential fatty acids.
- Flaxseed oil provides a moderate amount of monounsaturated fatty acids (18%), and high amount of polyunsaturated fatty acids (73%).
- Omega-3/ omega-6 fatty acid ratio of flaxseed oil is 1: 0.3, it contains lesser amount of linoleic acid (LA), an omega-6 fatty acid (16%) and high content of α-linolenic acid (ALA), an omega-3 fatty acid (57%).
- Flaxseed oil consumption is particularly important for vegetarians who do not obtain their omega-3s through fish consumption.